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Chapter 1

acanth -o spiny; thorny
actin -o light
aer o air; gas
alge, algesi, algio, algo pain
amyl o starch
andro masculine
athero plague; fatty substance
bacill i bacteria; bacilli
bacteri o bacteria
bar o weight pressure
bas o, basi o base
bio life
blasto immature cells
cac o bad ill
calc o, calci o calcium
carcin o cancer
chem o chemical
chlor o chlorine, green
chondrio, chondro cartilage, grainy, gritty
chore o dance
chrom, chromat, chromo color
chrono time
esthesio sensation, perception
ethmo ethmoid bone
etio cause
fibr o fiber
fluor o light; luminous; fluorine
fungi fungus
galact o milk
gen o producing; being born
gero geront o old age
gluco glucose
glyco sugars
gonio angle
granulo granular
gyn o, gyne gyneco women
home o, homo same; constant
chyl o chyle, digestive juice
chym o chyme, semi fluid production of chyme in stomach
cine o movement
coni o dust
crin o secrete
cry o cold
crypt o hidden obcsure
cyan o blue
cycl o circle cycle ciliary body
cyst o, cysti bladder, cyst, cystic duct
cyt o cell
dextr o right, toward the right
dips o thirst
dors o, dorsi back
dynamo force; energy
echo reflected sound
electr o electricity; electric
eosin o red; rosy
ergo work
erythr o red, redness
hydr o hydrogen water
hypn o sleep
iatr o physician; treatment
ichthy o dry; scaly; fish
idio distinct; unknown
immun o safe; immune
kal i potassium
karyo ncleus
ket o; keton o ketone; acetone
kin o; kine movement
kinesi o; kineso motion
kyph o humpback
lact o; lacti milk
latero lateral, to one side
lepto light, frail, thin
leuk o white
lip o fat
litho stone
logo speech, words, thought
lyso dissolution
macro large long
medio middle, medial plane
mega, megalo large; million
melano black; dark
meso middle; median
micro small; one millionth; tiny
mio smaller; less
morph o structure; shape
narco sleep; numbness
necro death; dying
nocti night
normo normal
nucleo nucleus
nycto night
oncho, onco tumor
ortho straight; normal
oxy sharp; acute; oxygen
pachy thick
patho disease
phago eating; devouring; swallowing
pharmaco drugs; medicine
phono sound; voice; speech
photo light
physi, physio physical natural
physo air; gas; growing
phyto plant
plasma, plasmo formative; plasma
poikilo varied, irregular
pseudo false
pyo pus
pyreto fever
pyro fever, fire, heat
radio radiation; xray; radius
salpingo tube
schisto split
schizo splits; division
sclero hardness; hardening
scolio crooked; bent
scoto darkness
sidero iron
sito food; grain
somato body
somno, somni sleep
sono sound
spasmo spasm
sphero round spherical
spiro breath; breathe
squamo scale; squamus
staphylo grapelike clusters
steno narrowness
stereo 3D
strepto twisted chains; streptococci
stylo pegshaped
syringo tube
telo, teleo distand; end; complete
terato monster (malformed fetus)
thermo heat
tono tension pressure
topo place topical
toxi, toico toxo poison toxin
tropho food; nutrition
vivi life
xantho yellow
xeno stranger
xero dry
xipho sword; xiphoid
zoo life
zymo fermentation enzyme
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